An initial look at the Nike Sabrina II

Sabrina Ionescu’s rookie signature sneaker, the Nike Sabrina 1, released to great fanfare and quickly became an on-court staple on the NBA and WNBA levels.  The New York Liberty star intimates recently that the follow up to the Sabrina was in the works. Images have emerged of the Sabrina 2 and the Kobe V-inspired silhouette features a black textile foundational layer overlaid with a soft purple at the forefoot and extending up the eye rows. An iridescent Swoosh can be seen on the Flywire-equipped side panels, with a Sabrina logo…

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A’Ja Wilson is getting her own signature sneaker

In a move that should have happened fat sooner, Two-time WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson will finally receive her own signature sneaker.  The Las Vegas Aces star made the announcement on her Instagram account, wearing a hoodie that reads, “Of Course I Have a Shoe Dot Com.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by A'ja Wilson (@aja22wilson) Her upcoming debut silhouette, the A’One is slated to debut in 2025.  Alexa Phillippou also reported that Wilson is also added to the ranks of the Nike signature athletes, joining the likes…

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PE Corner: LeBron James wears “The Shop” PE as Lakers sent packing

In what turned out to be their valiant last stand against the defending champion Denver Nuggets, LeBron James wore “The Shop” PE of the LeBron XXI.  It sports a wheat suede upper with a large debossed Swoosh on the lateral side, with smaller more conventional gold-bordered black branding on the medial side. Black also shows wrapping the heel as well as the inner.  Lebron’s signature appears on the tongue, completing an upper that resides atop a white and black midsole and a patterned rubber outsole.  As it currently stands, there…

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”Light Orewood Brown”Nike Air Foamposite One coming July 2024

This upcoming addition to the extensive Foamposite One roster sports a light orewood brown Foamposite upper pair with black leather at the eyebrows and black mesh at the collar, inner and tongue. Light rosewood brown also shows up on the on the One Cent branding on the aforementioned tongue and rear heel, as well as the small Swoosh embroidered on the lateral eyerow.  Below the upper resides a carbon fiber shank plate (after all, they are still basketball shoes) and milky translucent rubber outsole.  As it currently stands, the “Light…

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”Black” Nike Air Flightposite I returning spring 2025

Originally released in 1999, the Air Flightposite One was like nothing else on the market. It’s Foamposite upper molded to conform to the wearer’s foot to give a near customized fit, with the one drawback being the material being a bit weighty.  In 2025 the “Black”, one of the Flightposite I’s original colorway will finally make its long-awaited return.  We should be presented with a Flightposite One that features a black Foamposite upper partnered with a zippered, Swoosh-clad black Neoprene sleeve with a branded Velcro enclosure. A white Swoosh should…

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”Armory Navy” Nike Air Foamposite One coming this fall

The “Armory Navy” Nike Air Flightposite One is one of a plethora of colorways of the still classic silhouette that Nike has in the chamber to come over the next several months.  It sports a Foamposite upper that starts dark grey and transitions from white and back to dark grey at the rear. Black shows up on the eye rows, tongue and inner. Navy Swooshes can been seen on the lateral sides with One Cent branding seen on the rear heel and the aforementioned tongue. Underneath resides a burgundy crush…

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”Court Purple” Nike Kobe V Protro coming in 2025

This upcoming Kobe V is  testament that Nike shows no plans on halting the Kobe Protro train in 2025.  At this early juncture, there are no available images, but what is known is they will make use of an eggplant, black and metallic gold colour palette. Initial predictive, speculations assign an aesthetic a largely eggplant based upper head with black at the tongue and inner. Metallic gold could show up on the branding on the lateral , medial sides as well as the Kobe logo on the tongue.  Underneath the aforementioned…

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”Gym Red” Nike Dunk Low restocked

Originally released on 8 November 2022, the “Gym Red” Dunk Low was a well-received addition to the ever-expanding roster of the classic silhouette.  They sport a white leather foundational layer overlaid with that gym red while university gold shows up on the branding at the tongue, insole, and rear heel.  Underneath resides a white midsole and gym red rubber outsole, completing the well-executed aesthetic.  If you missed out on these back in 2022, there is good news as there was a restock opened on May 6 on nike.com. Nike Dunk…

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PE Corner: LeBron James in patent LeBron XXIs 

LeBron James took this Player Exclusive edition of his LeBron XXI in a recent late season game. They sport a magenta patent leather upper; white embroidery on the underside of the lateral Swoosh allows the branding to come forward. The branding on the medial side offers a more traditional appearance, as it is white-bordered and segmented.  A LeBron signature appears on the tongue with “XXI” branding present on the lace dubrae and rear heel.  Underneath resides a fuschia midsole and matching translucent rubber outsole.  As often the case with the…

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PE Corner: IT rocks Suns-inspired Kobe VIII Protro

In a late season game recent and long overdue NBA signee Isaiah Thomas took the court in this Phoenix Suns-based colorway. It sports various shades and tones of purple throughout its engineered mesh upper. Orange appears at the Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides, Kobe logo on the tongue and rear heel, the Kobe signature on the external heel counter and the inner. Below resides a grey midsole and matching rubber outsole.  As with most of the kicks highlighted in PE Corner, there are no indications of a planned…

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